Teacher of English, Leeds

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Leeds East AcademyLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (Plus TLR)
Contract term: Permanent

Role: To teach English to key stage 3 and 4 students achieving positive outcomes for all groups of students. TLR to be negotiated based on interests and experience.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

-Ensure good and better progress for all students within groups taught through the planning and preparation of high quality lessons which engage, motivate and support learners and adhere to the Academy Teaching and Learning Standard

-Strive to deliver a consistently good standard of teaching

-Take responsibility within own teaching areas and in the execution of general duties for the creation of a positive climate for learning which results in positive, respectful attitudes from students

-Consistently apply the academy behaviour policy to support all colleagues in establishing high standards of behaviour from students, and in order that students have parity of treatment and expectations in all areas of the academy

-Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students within the Department and Academy ARR schedule

-In consultation with the Head of Department, contribute to the planning, design and production of good quality teaching materials and resources, appropriate to age and ability, in accordance with the Department Development Plan

-Be a form tutor for a specified group of students, establishing the rapport necessary to support their social, emotional and citizenship education and development

-Within the Department, make a strong contribution to agreed PSHCE areas as designated to the subject area through ‘immersion’ curriculum experiences

-Contribute to the wider life of the academy by participating in the provision of Extension, Enrichment and Enhancement activities through the planned programme

-Attend meetings, including parents’ consultation sessions, and fulfil duties on rotas as specified in the Staff Handbook

-Implement all Academy policies with regard to registration, student absence, student uniform, use of planners and other routines detailed in the staff handbook

-Observe Academy rules relating to the safeguarding of students, health and safety requirements, and equality policies

-Participate in full staff and area meetings, actively contributing to Academy decision making and consultation procedures

-Participate fully in the Academy Performance Management process, engaging in professional development activities which enhance personal performance, fulfil personal potential and contribute effectively to the implementation of the Academy’s goal to be an outstanding place of learning

-Uphold the professional standards of dress, behaviour, attitudes and team spirit which will ensure the Leeds East Academy is a pleasant, positive place to learn and work

Leeds East Academy – Soaring to Success

Leeds East Academy is an 11-16 school, flourishing in a state of the art new building which provides a fantastic learning environment for students. We are a vibrant and expanding school which thrives at the heart of a diverse and dynamic community. We provide an exceptional education and life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society. Our vision at Leeds East Academy is clear: we will be Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years. 

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students. The Trust employs over 300 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Working in partnership with Gorse Academies Trust, we are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.

We are sponsored by Leeds City College, who provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.

If you would like to apply for this role please visit the careers page on our website at www.leedseastacademy.org.uk  to download an application form.  Once completed please return to recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org

Advert live date: ASAP

Closing date: Tuesday 17th October 2017 12 noon

Shortlisting:  Wednesday 18th October 2017

Interviews: Thursday 19th October 2017

Start date: January 2018 or earlier

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More about Leeds East Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: South Parkway, Seacroft, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 6TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2731964
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Leeds East Academy – Leading in Learning

A mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, 11-16 academy, situated in Seacroft, Leeds in West Yorkshire.  There are 855 students on the school roll. 

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